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Arrondissement of Castellane
Arrondissement of France
Castellane in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Castellane in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Country France
Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Department Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Communes 32
Subprefecture Castellane
INSEE code 042
Area
 • Total 1,320.4 km2 (509.8 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 9,497
 • Density 7.1925/km2 (18.6285/sq mi)

The arrondissement of Castellane is an arrondissement of France, in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region. Its capital is the city of Castellane.

History

When the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department was created on 1800, the arrondissement of Castellane was part of that original department.

The arrondissement was eliminated in 1926 but became again an arrondissement in 1952.

Geography

The arrondissement of Castellane is in western Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. It is bordered to the north by the arrondissement of Barcelonnette, to the east by the Alpes-Maritimes department, to the south by the Var] department and to the west by the arrondissement of Digne-les-Bains.

The arrondissement of Castellane is the second smallest arrondissement of the department, after the arrondissement of Barcelonnette, both in area, 1,320.4 km2 (509.8 sq mi), and population (9,497 inhabitants).

Composition

Cantons

After the reorganisation of the cantons in France, cantons are not subdivisions of the arrondissements so they could have communes that belong to different arrondissements.

There is only one canton in the arrondissement of Castellane, with all its communes in the arrondissement: the canton of Castellane.

Communes

The arrondissement of Castellane has 32 communes; they are (with their INSEE codes

  1. Allons (04005)
  2. Allos (04006)
  3. Angles (04007)
  4. Annot (04008)
  5. Beauvezer (04025)
  6. Braux (04032)
  7. Castellane (04039)
  8. Castellet-lès-Sausses (04042)
  9. Colmars (04061)
  10. Demandolx (04069)
  11. Entrevaux (04076)
  12. La Garde (04092)
  13. La Mure-Argens (04136)
  14. La Rochette (04170)
  15. Lambruisse (04099)
  16. Le Fugeret (04090)
  17. Moriez (04133)
  18. Méailles (04115)
  19. Peyroules (04148)
  20. Rougon (04171)
  21. Saint-André-les-Alpes (04173)
  22. Saint-Benoît (04174)
  23. Saint-Julien-du-Verdon (04183)
  24. Saint-Pierre (04194)
  25. Sausses (04202)
  26. Soleilhas (04210)
  27. Thorame-Basse (04218)
  28. Thorame-Haute (04219)
  29. Ubraye (04224)
  30. Val-de-Chalvagne (04043)
  31. Vergons (04236)
  32. Villars-Colmars (04240)

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